This topic describes the billing method, billing cycle, and billable items of Log Service.

Pricing

For more information about the pricing of Log Service, see Log Service pricing.

Billing cycle

The amount of consumed resources is calculated on a daily basis in Log Service. You are charged based on the amount of consumed resources.

Billing method

Log Service supports the pay-as-you-go billing method. When you use this billing method, you are charged based on the amount of consumed resources. Log Service offers monthly quotas free of charge. For more information, see Pay-as-you-go.

Billable items

You are charged for all billable items in Log Service. For example, you are charged for used storage space when you store logs, and you are charged for write traffic when you collect logs. For more information, see Billable items.

Payment methods

When you use Log Service, you can select the following payment methods:
  • Bank card
  • PayPal

    After your pay-as-you-go resources start to incur fees, Alibaba Cloud pre-authorizes your PayPal account.

  • Paytm (India)

    This payment method is available only for users in India. After your pay-as-you-go resources start to incur fees, Alibaba Cloud pre-authorizes your Paytm account.

Note Coupons are used to pay for your resource usage before bills are issued. No actual payments are involved.

Before you use Log Service, you must associate a bank card, PayPal account, or Paytm (India) account with your Alibaba Cloud account. For more information, see Add a payment method.

After you use Log Service resources, you can view the bills and billing details. For more information, see View billing details.

FAQ

For FAQ about billing in Log Service, see FAQ about billing.